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DearCustomer- If this is the same corporation that simply changed its name then there is no problem since it would be the same entity. If the corporation sold its assets but not the corporation then you would have to sue the former corporation. It sounds like it is the same entity so you should have no problem.
The mere fact that the corporation name changed should have no bearing on your case. You may want to amend your complaint to reflect the new corporate name but otherwise you should not be affected by a corporate name change.
David Kennett - JD - Attorney at Law
I'm not certain from your fact when the name was changed. In any event, you would have to file a motion for leave to file an amended complaint and then re-file the complaint. At this point I don't believe it is necessary assuming this is the same corporation. When you go back to court you can raise the issue with the judge and explain that you have information that the name was changed and ask that any new judgment be issued in both corporate names.
It is the entity that you have the judgment against regardless of what name it is using.